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Is it okay to tan in a tanning bed 2 weeks after having a baby, or will my skin react differently?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tanning beds

One study showed that the people who had used a tanning bed, tanning booth, or sun lamp were 2.
5 times more likely to develop the squamous type of cancer while the increase of basal cancer was 1.5 times greater when compared to those without cancer. The use of tanning beds increases the incidence of melanoma by 74%. Do not start using a tanning bed or you will be sorry.

In brief: Tanning beds

One study showed that the people who had used a tanning bed, tanning booth, or sun lamp were 2.
5 times more likely to develop the squamous type of cancer while the increase of basal cancer was 1.5 times greater when compared to those without cancer. The use of tanning beds increases the incidence of melanoma by 74%. Do not start using a tanning bed or you will be sorry.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Keira Barr
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Never ok

The use of tanning beds is not recommended at any time as they expose skin to damaging ultraviolet rays which can contribute to skin cancer, especially melanoma.
If you want the "tanned" look, get a spray tan instead.

In brief: Never ok

The use of tanning beds is not recommended at any time as they expose skin to damaging ultraviolet rays which can contribute to skin cancer, especially melanoma.
If you want the "tanned" look, get a spray tan instead.
Dr. Keira Barr
Dr. Keira Barr
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